JLOSH to hold intro meetings for prospective members

MILLBURN, NJ — Women interested in making a difference in their communities, creating new friendships and having fun are invited to attend an informational meeting with the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills. JLOSH has a long history of addressing the needs of women and children. This year the league is specifically focused […]

Prevent break-ins, use common-sense measures

NEWARK, NJ — On Sept. 7, Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura issued a reminder to local motorists that statistics reveal a car is broken into every 30 seconds somewhere across the country. Fontoura added that Essex County is not exempt to that alarming statistic. “Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in […]

Nassan’s Place, mayor attend autism event at Camden aquarium

Nassan’s Place, mayor attend autism event at Camden aquarium

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr and the Nassan’s Place autism awareness and services nonprofit organization have offered numerous events throughout the summer, but the trip to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden proved the biggest one yet. “It was an amazing night tonight being invited down to the aquarium in Camden by the HollyRod Foundation,” […]

Celebrate love, diversity, culture with the county freeholders

NEWARK, NJ — Join the Essex County freeholders on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Branch Brook Park,  the Prudential grove area off of Park Avenue in Newark, from noon to 6 p.m. for the Essex County Freeholder’s second African Caribbean Festival. This free event will celebrate, as Bob Marley said, “One love, one heart, let’s get […]

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 28 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show on Aug. 29 at an awards ceremony at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in […]

Veterans Community Health Fair to be held Sept. 10

EAST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, Sept. 10, FAMILYConnections is hosting a Veterans Community Health Fair with the Veterans Total Care Initiative. This event is open to all N.J. veterans and their family members. No appointments are required. The fair will take place at FAMILYConnections’ Main Office located at 395 S. Center St. in Orange […]

Essex County annual 9/11 memorial at Eagle Rock

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County will host its annual Sept. 11 ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 8 a.m. — with chamber music playing until 2 p.m. — at the Sept. 11 Memorial in Eagle Rock Reservation off of Eagle Rock Avenue in West Orange. This year’s ceremony, which is held by County Executive […]

NJ Transit continues quality of commute improvements at Port Authority Bus Terminal

NEWARK, NJ — Following the success of last year’s reorganization and consolidation of services within the Port Authority Bus Terminal, NJ Transit is again partnering with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for Phase Two of improvements to the quality of commute, according to an Aug. 23 press release. Beginning Sept. 3, […]

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